October 28, 2011

Working toward One America

Yesterday, Secretary Donovan traveled to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to address the Building One Pennsylvania Public Meeting which is a membership organization of Building One America.  A partnership between community leaders, Building One America and Building One Pennsylvania have one goal in mind – to stabilize and revitalize their communities. In his remarks to local elected, faith […]

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August 17, 2011

HUD and EPA Announce $5.65 million to Promote Collaborative Investment in Sustainable Communities

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It’s a message we start learning when we’re small children: It’s silly to fly solo when working together brings better results. Cooperation works – and your government knows it. To best serve America, it’s of paramount importance that disparate federal agencies and our partners do everything we can to break through bureaucratic barriers with an […]

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July 28, 2011

Winning the Future by Supporting Local Innovation

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Today, I was proud to announce that we are making $95 million available in Regional and Community Challenge grants to support local efforts to build more livable and sustainable communities that ensure that all Americans can afford to live in places with access to employment, schools and public transit options. But […]

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June 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Congratulations are in order today, as HUD joins the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency in celebrating the second birthday of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. Read more about the partnership here. Speaking of sustainability, the City University of New York released this awesome map today. It shows, house by house, how much energy […]

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Partnership for Sustainable Communities

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 Our guest bloggers today are HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, EPA Secretary Lisa Jackson, and DOT Secretary Ray LaHood Cross posted from The Department of Transportation Two years ago, President Obama offered a new vision for sustainable communities and vastly improved how our agencies work together.  He challenged us to coordinate our efforts and help build […]

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